Simple and quick to prepare blackberry-pear crisp is perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
by Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime
Summer and it’s glorious bounty of fresh fruit may be over with the change in seasons, but there are still many great fruits out there during Autumn that can make delicious desserts. Two of these are blackberries and pears, which combine easily with a few simple ingredients to make a warm, comforting dessert. Topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, it is divine.
- 12 ounces fresh ripe blackberries
- 1 ripe bosc pear, cored and sliced
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- pinch salt
- 1/4 cup regular oats
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon flour
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons blanched sliced almonds
- 2 tablespoons cold cubed butter
- Preheat oven to 350F.
- Toss together ingredients for topping, except butter.
- Toss blackberries and pear with lemon juice, then cornstarch, sugar and pinch of salt.
- Place fruit into a butter baking dish or pie pan, then sprinkle top evenly with topping mixture; dot with cold butter.
- Bake for 40 minutes or until bubbly and nicely browned.
From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
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